Anaerobic Digestion

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Anaerobic Digestion

Anaerobic digestion is a collection of processes by which microorganisms break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen. Anaerobic digestion, a simple process, can greatly reduce the amount of organic matter which might otherwise be destined to be dumped at sea, dupmed in landfills, or burned in incinerators.

Whether for waste-to-energy or for conditioning of biosolids prior to disposal, WesTech offers complete digestion systems. WesTech’s systems provide effective and reliable solids storage, heating, and mixing of biosolids, as well as the capture of biogas to convert into usable energy.

Read our blog post to learn how municipal WWTPs and food processing and livestock companies are working together to increase biogas utilization by combining sewage sludge, food waste, and manure in anaerobic digesters.